Oct 5th-10th 2022 Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Park Roadside Photography Tour
Nothing speaks larger volumes than driving out of Jackson Hole Wyoming and seeing the snowcapped Grand Tetons in front of you. If truly takes your breath away and is begging to be photographed. Our Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Park Adventure will take you to some of the most epic locations. From where Ansel Adams stood and photographed his famous "Tetons and Snake River". From the Tetons to wildlife that surrounds them. Wildlife is common where we can often see moose, elk, buffalo, grizzly bears and more. We will explore the still waters of Schwabacher's landing and the famous barns of the "Mormon Row". We will make sure you will be in the prime spot to capture the majestic beauty of the Grand Tetons.
During our visit at the Grand Tetons, we will also explore the first National park in the US. Yellowstone National Park established in 1872 provides beautiful landscapes along with its abundant wildlife throughout the park this will be an incredible experience. From the Grand Prismatic to grizzly bears that roam thru the park there will be photo opportunities around every corner.
Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Park Adventure Information
Led by Joe Garza and Nick Selway, this incredible Light Chasing Photo Tours Workshop is one you don't want to miss. Both Joe and Nick are professional landscape and nature photographers with years of experience leading workshops and helping individuals at all levels enhance their photography skills. (See bios below)
Photography Adventure Schedule- The Adventure will begin on Oct 5th and we will be meeting at The 49'er Inn and Suited Hotel check inn is at 3:30pm. From there we will be checking in to our rooms and then getting your camera gear ready so we can head out and shoot our first sunset. However, before we take off we will have a meeting downstairs in the lobby by 4:45pm to introduce ourselves to everyone and answer any questions and then let the fun begin.
During this adventure we will be shooting sunrise and sunset every day and if the weather is in our favor, we will shoot later into each morning as well. Additionally, after each morning, depending on how everyone is feeling, we can head back to the hotel to rest and grab breakfast.
We will be shooting different locations each day in Grand Tetons and spending 1 full day in Yellowstone depending on weather conditions and what areas look the best for photographing the peak fall colors. Also both of these parks are known for an abundance of wildlife, there is potential to see and photograph Grizzly Bears, Elk, Bison, Foxes and Owls. Our Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Park photography tour will end on Sunday Oct 10th after we shoot the beautiful sunrise.Checkout at the hotel is at 11am.
Most importantly create a relaxed, fun and enjoyable atmosphere for an incredible photography experience. You will feel more confident taking your photography skills to the next level.
Group Size- Limited to 10 People
Booking-The Adventure will need to be paid in full 60 days prior to Oct 5th, so by Aug 5th, 2022. Refunds are not available after the 60-day mark unless we can find another person to fill your spot.
We reserve the right to cancel the worksh
op if minimum participants are not met or in the event of an emergency. If a cancellation does occur, participants me either use the fee towards a future workshop or receive a full refund. We are not responsible for travel expenses and therefore we strongly recommend travel insurance to cover such costs.
Cost-Total cost for this tour is $1,795.00 and $250 Deposit due at the time of registration.
Hotel- We have reserved a group of rooms at the The 49'er Inn and Suites 330 W Pearl Ave, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 83001. When calling to make your reservations, 307-733-7550, please inform them that you are with Light Chasing Photo Tours. This will insure a guarantee room for your trip.
Amenities- Brand New Indoor Pool and Hot tub, Complimentary breakfast, free high speed internet, free parking.
Travel- The nearest airport is in Jackson Hole Airport which is a 10 min drive to the hotel or you could also fly into Salt Lake City Airport which is a 281 mile drive/ 4hr 40min from there to the hotel. For transportation from airport to hotel and back you can easily use a Cab or Uber the hotel is only 10 miles from the Jackson Hole Airport.
Not Included - lodging, meals, transportation from airport to hotel and back
The 49's Inn and Suites in Jackson Hole is 10 miles from the airport. Please use an Uber or cab to get from the airport to the hotel and back.
Recommend gear to include but not limited to:
DSLR, Mirrorless cameras or whatever you comfortable with. Solid tripod with either a ballhead or equivalent. Shutter release setup for long exposures. Recommended lens 16-35mm, 24-70mm,70-200mm,100-400mm. If you have a macro lens there will be the opportunity for this. These are the lens we have found to be the best for all around coverage in the areas we will be. Make sure to have extra batteries, SD Cards
- Creating Stunning Compositions-Rule of 3rds and simplicity
- Understanding Exposure- Shutter Speed, Aperture ,ISO, Depth of Field
- What lens to use for different compositions and lighting
- Focus stacking
- ND Filters
- Create breathtaking pano images
- Weather permitting, Night sky photography
THE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP INSTRUCTORS
Born and raised in Westland, Michigan, Joe has always had a passion for photography. It started while serving in the United States Navy in the early 90's when his travels brought him all over the world. He was able to turn his passion into his profession and continues to focus on bringing you amazing images through his collection of images from National Parks, Hawaii, and the U.S. from the east coast lighthouses, Colorado mountains, and canyons and deserts across the southwest. Joe resides in Madison, Wisconsin with with his 3 children.
Born and raised in Lake Stevens, Washington along the Northern Cascade Mountains, he grew a profound appreciation for the natural world at a young age. He spent his childhood traveling and exploring the Pacific Northwest with his family as his love for mother nature grew. He has been photographing for the last 18 years. He'd lived in Kailua Kona, Big Island of Hawaii for the last 14 years where he ran 2 photography galleries "Lava Light Galleries" and did photo tours to the volcano and around the island. In 2018 Nick moved with his beautiful wife Sarah Buzzetti and embarked on a new journey his lifelong dream by opening his very own photography gallery on June 1st, 2018 located on main street in Breckenridge, Colorado. He currently travels up to 150 days a year photographing mother nature’s beauty and teaching a variety of photography workshops.